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is when 45 senators get to control the other 55. and bill o'reilly said obama's desire for social justice was noble but it won't solve our fiscal problems because you know that requires an entire cable news propaganda network who touted the fake war. today is the birthday of the late great sam cook and steve perry who sang "don't stop believin'" before journey stopped him. this is "viewpoint." >> john: good evening. i'm john fuglesang. thank you for joining us this evening for "viewpoint." on today's 40th anniversary of the historic roe vs. wade decision legalizing abortion rights the pro-choice community has a lot to be thankful for and quite a bit to fear on another. let's start with the thankful stuff first. sure the mandatory anti-rowe protest took place in cities like huntsville, alabama. even in huntsville, pro-choice protestors were out and waving their signs today. go alabama. now perhaps they were marking what seems to be an historic shift in how the nation, as a whole, sees this issue. because according to the latest nbc news "wall street journal" poll, for the first time, a maj
budgets during the obama era, the democrat controlled senate has not. but even before the no budget, no pay bill was passed in the house, democrats in the senate agreed to vote on it, too. >> we will proceed to work on the legislation to get it out of here as quickly as we can. >> democrats really think they won the round because the debt ceiling will go up in may. without offsetting spending cuts. republicans counter getting the senate democrats to agree to a budget by april means for the first time in four years congress may be able to show some degree of real fiscal discipline. bret? >> bret: thank you. senate majority leader harry reid hopes to get a deal done soon with republicans over new filibuster rules. they want to require senators to be present when they filibuster. republicans are resisting that. reid hinted he may use the so-called nuclear option to change the rules, with a simple majority of 51 votes instead of the usual two-third. the dow continued its momentum, up for a fourth day if a row today. industrial average gained 67. to reach the highest closing value since
the senate. president obama is going to serve second term that is the message this week in washington, right? at the inauguration and the parade and the fancy dress dances and the obamas showing off at the white house with the dog. but away from washington, outside the beltway, republicans are working fast right now to use their power in the states to make it so that democrats structurally cannot win no matter what. joining us now is donald mckeachen. senator, thank you very much for your time. it's great to have you here. >> thanks for having me, rachel. >> were you surprised by how quickly republicans in your state passed these new maps? did you know this was coming? >> absolutely not, rachel. you know, we asked for a heads up back in november if they were going to do this. and we were sure we would be given the heads-up. in a span of literally 40 minutes, because they limited debate. literally in 40 minutes, they rewrote 40 senate districts without any input from the public, without any input from my side of the aisle. they rammed it down our throats. even though it was daylight outside,
its job and you'll hear from senator rob portman and the news media telling president obama to go for the throat of the g.o.p. tonight he's fighting back and blaming his critics, all that and much more ahead. on the record starts right now. >> we should start with spending and debt. >> we haven't had a budget here for almost four years. >> in washington d.c., and i think we can agree on one thing that the worst-run institution in america is the united states congress. we need to do something different. >> i've never had this happen in my lifetime. i've never been alive where there is a genuine viceral fear of action by government against individuals. >> it's my hope that the president will finally be willing to do what republicans have been asking him to do since his first inauguration four years ago. >> i'm very glad that they-- i want to congratulate the house for directing people's attention to the failure of the senate under leader reid to bring us a budget to the floor. >> we support the idea that that ought not to be a political football that by becoming that, does damage to
in the tank for barack obama they've been pushing him since 2004 senate campaign. she has every reason to thank them, they should have said you're welcome. >> sean: one side note did you notice george stephanopoulos misidentified the celtics star bill russell for morgan freeman? watch this. >> look at the crowd gathering now. that is morgan freeman. bill russell. i'm sorry. >> whoops, sorry. just a small accident. yes. >> that is funny but have you to ask yourself if a conservative had done that, what would have been reaction? conservatives can't tell one black man from another. >> sean: let's go to al roker screaming like a groupie when the president -- this is a great take. watch this. >> mr. president! mr. president! mr. president! mr. president! how is it going? is the weather good? is that fantastic? all right, mr. president! >> that is huge. >> there you have it. the first interview with the newly reinaugurated 44th president of the united states, al roker. let's double down. see what you can do with the vice president i'm gooding to give it a try. mr. vice president! mr. vice pr
was a senator from illinois named barack obama. he carried their water on blocking this pathway to citizenship when he was in the senate. the afl-cio put out a press release yesterday talking about the importance of not compromising on citizenship. so the unions themselves -- there are a lot of cross-currents here. the unions themselves don't want an influx of new workers in america, do they? >> no, they don't. that's one of the reasons this organizing for action, jim messina's full-time job is trying to get the union's in line, but it's going to be hard. it's hard on the democratic side. we're not even talking about the difficulty on the republican side getting it through the house. this is a senate democratic problem. >> so the republicans in the house, in effect, could stare at harry reid's senate and say okay, immigration reform, that's great. you guys pass it. >> say bring it. >> yeah, bring it. gun control, great. you guys pass it, we'll look at it. gay marriage, if you want to nationalize it, go ahead. you guys pass it. we'll look -- i mean, they could do this on every one of the presid
for barack obama, they've been pushing him since the 2004 senate campaign. so, she has every reason to thank them and they should have said you're welcome. >> sean: just one side note before we get back to media bias, did you notice george stephanopoulos misidentified the great basketball star bill russell for morgan freeman. >> and look at that, morgan freeman, i think, right there on the capitol steps, bill russell. >> sean: oops, sorry. a small accident. >> yes. >> and you know, that's a slip and that is funny, but you have to ask yourself if a conservative had done that, what would have been the-- >>. >> racism. >> pt conservatives are so out of touch couldn't tell one black man from another. >> sean: and let's go to al roker screaming like a groupie when the vice-president-- >> watch this. >> mr. president! mr. president! mr. president! mr. president! how is it going? is the weather good? is that fantastic? all right, mr. president! >> wow, there you have it the first interview with the newly reinaugurated 44th president of the united states. al roker, let's doubledown. and see what you
.4 billion is the bill from senator menendez that would ever taken away $4 billion is the build up president obama suggested. the reality is at a bare minimum, overall oil subsidies are $10 billion. now, if you include the cost of defending shipping lanes, et cetera the cost actually for oil subsidies winds up being $52 billion a year! now look, even if you took the smallest number, $10 billion a year, why are we giving $10 billion a year to the most profitable companies in the the world? what happened to the free market? they're liars. they never cared about the free market and they certainly don't care about their voters. they care about the guys that got them elected the big donors. that's exactly what the republican party stands for and unfortunately some portion of the democratic party. one guy fighting back, senator ellison. he introduced a bill. >> it's called the end polluter welfare act. senator bernie sanders and i have joined up to in produce this bill, and you might be surprised to know, cenk, that we found $110 billion over 10 years worth of subsidies. for example the b.p. oil s
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